More Flatt & Scruggs DVDs soon

Flatt & Scruggs DVDs Vol 5-6The next editions in the series of DVDs featuring recordings from Best of The Flatt & Scruggs TV shows, Volume 5 and Volume 6 are scheduled for released on April 1.

This series contains the best musical performances from a long lost TV show taped in the 1950s and 1960s. Never available before, this footage features Flatt and Scruggs in their prime with their group the Foggy Mountain Boys playing many of their most famous songs as well as many other bluegrass classics.

The series is available from the independent record and video company Shanachie Entertainment of New Jersey, in cooperation with The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

A complete track listing can be seen in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum online store, where pre-orders are available.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.

  • 1969mets

    These shows are a priceless time capsule study of bluegrass as it was reaching maturity. Amazing stuff. But, while I understand marketing considerations and I love Shanachie, I wish they’d stop the slow water-torture method of releasing these little gems.